Maintaining Clean Dentures

Keeping your false teeth clean will make them last longer and fit better. The team at Payson Dental and Orthodontics in Payson, Utah, has put together this information to help you to clean and take care of your dentures. Dentures need to be cleaned regularly, so pick up a toothbrush if you don’t already have… Read more »

Some Less Common Orthodontic Appliances that Might Help You

You’ve likely heard of braces and retainers, but are you familiar with jaw repositioners? What about space maintainers? Lip and cheek bumpers? Palatal expanders? Oral devices come in numerous forms and fashions, and if you’ve got crooked pearly whites or other misalignment problems, there’s something we can do for you. The following is a list… Read more »

Dental Veneer Treatments: What You Can Expect

Are you looking for a stunning smile? If so, good for you! Veneers are thin, tooth-shaped shells that cover your teeth and hide their imperfections. With their assistance, you can have the smile you always wanted. To help you know what to expect during treatment, Dr. Brian Kraft and our dental team are glad to… Read more »

Answers to Common Questions About Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant, you already recognize what a wild time of your life it can be. You may have thought that you’d spend this phase resting, but a number of women find that between visits to the doctor’s office and the hospital and time spent baby-proofing the house, there seems to be too little time… Read more »

Your Orthodontist Might Provide a Clear Plastic Retainer After Correcting Your Teeth with Invisalign®

Invisalign® clear plastic aligners have become increasingly popular with adults who need to correct minor deviations in the alignment of their teeth. In as little as six to eight weeks they can provide you with a more attractive smile while also reducing your chances of suffering dental attrition and dental fractures. The clear durable plastic… Read more »

Spoiler Alert: Lollipops are Bad for Teeth

Choosing the right menu for your family has become trickier than ever. Fast, delicious food choices saturate our options, but their taste and convenience often come at the expense of our health. We’ve amassed a list of some foods you can watch out for when developing menus helpful to your dental health. Read on below… Read more »

Four Ways to Slow Dental Aging

It’s true – your mouth ages along with the rest of your body. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll need dentures. You can have your natural teeth for the rest of your life if you care well for them. Here are four things you can do to slow dental aging: – Avoid wear and tear:… Read more »

Four Teeth-Hurting Foods

So you want to take better care of your teeth? Pay attention to what you are putting in your mouth. Here are some of the top teeth-harming foods to avoid, in no particular order: 1. Hard Candy: Not only are these candies full of sugar—fuel for bad bacteria in your mouth—but they also put you… Read more »

A Great Smile is Possible with Braces

Braces are the traditional way to straighten your teeth for a beautiful smile. But the truth is that straight teeth come with a host of other benefits, including making your teeth stronger and improving their functionality. Great smiles are possible with braces. Some facts to consider about orthodontics include the following: – Plaque has fewer… Read more »

Details on Proper Oral Hygiene When You’re Aligning Your Smile

Even though your braces are strong enough to shift your teeth into their proper positions, they aren’t quite strong enough to handle poor treatment. This means you need to care for them each and every day with a proper oral hygiene routine. If you clean and care for your braces, you can have a better… Read more »